In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1prisa feminineapuro masculine Latin Americain her/their haste to get away — en su prisa por irse
- to do sth in haste — hacer algo apresuradamente
- to make haste — apurarse
- they acted with uncharacteristic haste — actuaron con una presteza / prontitud desacostumbrada en ellos
- more haste, less speed /haste makes waste — vísteme despacio, que tengo prisa
- marry in haste, repent at leisure — antes de que te cases, mira lo que haces
- She packed her bag with as much haste as she could muster and promptly threw it over her shoulder.
- The field workers picked away with growing haste, knowing that their break was only a matter of a few minutes away.
- The most recent action to evacuate was not taken in haste, he declares, and denounces those who say it was.
- The inhabitants were pursued and had to flee in haste, so that many froze to death.
- Passion defines your relationships: you either fall for someone at first sight or marry in haste.
- The writing on the wall was clear - never act in haste to repent at leisure.
- It matters that Morgan was dismissed with unseemly haste by corporate interests clearly waiting for the opportunity.
- It is also evident that the resident has been in haste, with random things lying about.
- One person who was in haste, trying to get out of that bus, twisted his ankle.
- Just over 2 years ago, local government legislation was passed under urgency and in haste.
- Your Honour, this matter has been brought on in some haste as I think you can see from the affidavit.
- Entertainment channels were launched in haste by overlooking the media habits of the population.
- She commanded, and everyone ducked their heads in haste, not wanting to be seen.
- After they had seen her, she was in haste to get out of there and save her life.
- And so it seems blundering in haste and repenting at leisure is no one's monopoly.
- In haste, he fastens the door, then changes his mind and tries to make a run for it.
- I hung up the phone in haste, because I still needed to get my blades on, and fast!
- I left the rest of my shopping and ran for the car, knocking over a display of biscuits in my haste to dodge people and escape.
- Unfortunately, in haste, mom used the diesel pump instead of unleaded.
- He spun around to spot her making her way over to him; it appeared he had sped past her in his haste to get to the entrance.
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